It features the devos performance hall and welsh auditorium, which are still in use although they were renovated when devos place was built. Devos hall devos performance hall in grand rapids, mi is the home to a myriad of great entertainment. Devos performance hall in grand rapids devos performance. Devos performance hall, located in the devos place convention center, is grand rapids premier performing arts facility. It is home to the symphony, ballet, opera, and broadway theatre guild. These girls are so excited to be part of the production. Nov 12, 2010 nineyearold annah huisman and fourteenyearold maggie fisher, of the explorer dance class, take the devos hall stage for the first time as party girls in the act i street scene of the nutcracker. The date and location for this event is 22dec19 at devos hall, grand rapids. Devos performance hall tickets grand rapids mi event. Friday and saturday, december 1617 with matinees at 2 p. Gala unveiling grand rapids ballets new nutcracker raises. Grand rapids ballets new nutcracker sets arrive in devos hall for. The devos performance hall box office opens 3 hours prior to events.
Grand rapids ballet will perform four more shows this weekend, dec. Grand rapids symphony enriches grand rapids ballets. Caniparoli originally choreographed the show in 2014 for the soldout world premier of this version, which was. Grand rapids ballet nutcracker by the numbers grand. Devos performance hall 303 monroe ave nw, grand rapids, michigan 49503 rated 4. The holiday tradition will return to devos performance hall december. Hospice of michigan is privileged to cohost a gala premiere of the holiday classic, the nutcracker, december 11 at devos performance hall. Grand rapids ballets the nutcracker when and where. Saturday and sunday, december 1718, in devos performance hall. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning friday, feb. Grand rapids ballet presents the nutcracker devos performance. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning friday, may 19 at 12. Devos hall is located within the devos place convention center in grand rapids, michigan. The nutcracker will be performed at devos performance hall, 303 monroe ave.
Now the nutcracker is back for its third season starring, among others, grand rapids natives nicholas schultz and laura mcqueen schultz, husband and wife. Tickets for events at devos performance hall can be purchased at the devos place box office or the van andel arena box office monday through friday 10. Devos performance hall in grand rapids, mi past concerts. Not only do they feature the grand rapids symphony, opera grand rapids, and the grand rapids ballet, the 2,404 seat theater also hosts the best and most popular broadway show tours. The grand rapids symphony was established in 1930 and has received national recognition for the high quality of its concerts and educational programs. Symphony, is back for its third year in devos performance hall. The whole familys sure to love this winning update on a beloved christmas favorite, especially because the acclaimed grand rapids symphony will. See past concerts from this year at devos performance hall in grand rapids, mi, then find upcoming concerts and buy devos performance hall concert tickets. This venue is formally known as the devos performance hall and civic auditorium. Nutcracker by the numbers grand rapids, mi grand rapids ballet. Nov 30, 2017 a choreographer for companies all over the world, caniparoli was in grand rapids before thanksgiving to update his choreography for the grand rapids ballets production of the nutcracker, which opens dec. This specatcular black tie evening will feature cocktails, dinner and the world premiere performance of the nutcracker, followed by an afterglow reception. The grand rapids symphony will perform the snowman at 3 p.
Devos performance hall is a great venue for a musical, ballet, symphony performance, etc. Grand rapids ballets the nutcracker, featuring the grand rapids. Buy devos performance hall tickets at find devos performance hall venue concert and event schedules, venue. Devos place convention center, erected in 2004 on the grand river in downtown grand rapids, michigan, united states, is a multipurpose convention center. Its tchaikovsky, its the nutcracker, so almost five stars. Ballet, boston ballet, and lyric opera of chicago, choreographed the ballet hat debuted in december 2014. Grand rapids ballet reimagines the nutcracker grand. Devos performance hall grand rapids tickets, schedule. Dec 16, 2014 on december 11, 2014, the result of an amazing collaboration came to life at the devos performance hall in grand rapids. The nutcracker will be at devos performance hall for two weekends this december with four. Grand rapids ballet announces dates for the nutcracker. Michigan and 10 at devos performance hall in grand rapids.
Tchakivosky meets chris van allsburg author of the holiday classic the polar express in this years nutcracker grand rapids production, and if you hurry, theres still time to score amazing tickets for any performance. Now, the tv host, author, comedian, and emmyaward winning producer brings his wits and commentary to grand rapids on sunday, june 23, at 8 p. Since opening in 1980, it has hosted many events that have attracted thousands of spectators. It is home to the grand rapids symphony and broadway grand rapids. December 20, 2014 rebecca williams jackson if you want to take your daughter to a paternalistic rendering of the nutcracker in which claras role is nothing more than a distraction as grand rapids ballets program puts it, then this new imagining of the nutcracker is for you. Grand rapids ballet presents the nutcracker culturedgr. The classic holiday tradition from grand rapids ballet is returning to the stage. Grand rapids home of performing arts, theatre, music, comedy and family fun. Gala unveiling grand rapids ballets new nutcracker. Jan 04, 2015 devos performance hall, grand rapids, mi. October 20, 2016 the classic family holiday tradition from grand rapids ballet, the nutcracker, returns to devos performance hall for two weekends in december with four evening shows and four matinees. Grand rapids ballet presents the nutcracker by grand.
The south side of the building was originally called the grand center. In each performance, there are 68 grand rapids ballet school students and approximately 40 company dancersmost of whom are doing multiple roles. A successful local author is teaming up with the grand rapids ballet to transform its production of the nutcracker. Oct 30, 2017 the classic family holiday tradition from grand rapids ballet, the nutcracker, returns to devos performance hall for two weekends in december with four evening shows and four matinees.
Find tickets from 43 dollars to the price is right live. Jul 17, 2017 the nutcracker which was reimagined in 2014 by chris van allsburg, the awardwinning author and illustrator of the polar express, features sets by tony award winner eugene lee wicked, sweeney. The nutcracker opens on friday, december 12, and will present eight shows that run on the weekends of december 1214 and december 1921 at devos performance hall. Posted dec 12, 2014 installation of the nutcracker set at devos performance hall. Following 30 years of classic productions of the nutcracker, the. One thing that is unique about grand rapids ballets nutcracker is that it was created especially for west michigan. The production was completely redesigned in 2014 by chris van. The nutcracker premiere gala will be the very first opportunity to experience this reimagined. Nutcracker choreographer makes gr stop ahead of opening.
Nov 19, 2018 this season, there are 14 performances including four shows at midland center for the arts in midland, michigan and 10 at devos performance hall in grand rapids. For more than twenty years, bill maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on american television. Nutcracker dancer grand rapids, mi grand rapids ballet. This spectacular blacktie evening, presented by art van furniture, will include cocktails, dinner at devos place and the performance of the nutcracker at devos performance hall. Grand rapids ballet announces halfprice sale on nutcracker.
Grand rapids ballet announces dates for the nutcracker holiday. Chris van allsburgs magical nutcracker art ballet forever. Countless details in val caniparolis the nutcracker come together every december. The nutcracker 2017 program by grand rapids ballet issuu. Nutcracker grand rapids tickets live in december 2020. West michigans favorite holiday tradition returns to the grandeur of devos hall with sets by famed childrens book author and illustrator chris van allsburg the. Ive been going to shows at devos since i was a little kid my mom and i used to go to the nutcracker. Balcony devos performance hall 3 box 6 devos performance hall 1 dress devos performance hall 2 gallery devos performance hall 1 loge devos performance hall 5 mezzanine devos performance hall 6 mezzanine zone 2 devos performance hall 1 orchestra devos performance hall 7 rear mezzanine devos performance hall. Michael mayor maher september 29, 2011 if you can get into grand rapids for artprize you are in for a treat.
Were ecstatic, grb executive director glenn del vecchio said to mlive in 2014. In some cases, these cookies improve the speed with which we can process your request and allow us to remember site preferences you have selected. First performed december 11, 2014 devos performance hall, grand. Nutcracker brings magic to devos hall the grand rapids ballets the nutcracker, with sets by tony awardwinner eugene lee, choreography by val caniparoli andlive music from grand rapids.
Grand rapids ballet annual productions of the nutcracker, featuring. The snowman wordlessly tells the story of a boy who who builds a snowman who comes to life and leads him on a wideeyed and wondrous adventure to meet father christmas. Performance and functionality these cookies allow us to improve our sites functionality by tracking usage. Caniparoli originally choreographed the show in 2014 for the soldout world premier of this version. But no matter what you call this indoor venue, it has a lot to offer.
Jan 20, 2015 approximately 20,000 people saw the show during its twoweekend run at devos performance hall. Conceived in 2014 through a collaboration with patricia barker gr ballets artistic director, chris van. This element of data is a piece of text, not a program. Dec 09, 2016 grand rapids ballet presents the nutcracker opens this weekend at devos performance hall. The show opened last weekend with four shows on dec. Grbj the newsmakers of the year 2014 by grand rapids. Time to be a hero, a brandnew, fully immersive musical production, will take to the stage at devos performance hall on tuesday, september 26, 2017, at 6. The nutcracker ballet in grand rapids grand rapids symphony. Parking is available beneath devos performance hall, in the citycounty government lot across the street from the hall, as well as metered street parking and ellis parking properties nearby. Offering more than 400 performances per year, there is always something to enjoy and learn from our symphony. Devos performance hall, built in 1980, is a 2,404seat theater. The rapids 2014 ride guide for the holidays get on board. A starstudded afterglow reception at the amway grand plaza hotel will follow the performance. If you want to take your daughter to a paternalistic rendering of the nutcracker in which claras role is nothing more than a distraction as grand rapids ballets program puts it, then this new imagining of the nutcracker is for you.312 521 400 94 1048 109 174 782 1429 373 794 310 682 936 1068 1598 294 340 342 607 1030 1257 163 51 800 1100 1301 462 114 837 976 931